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WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Many questions are surrounding the pope's sudden resignation. It's something that hasn't happened in our lifetime. So what will a new pope mean for the Catholic Church? Our experts said once a new pope is elected, they don't...
Despite deteriorating health, Bishop Emeritus John M. DArcy preached the word of God right up to the end. During a mass held last week by the Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades at DArcy's Fort Wayne home, DArcy -- confined to a wheelchair -- began preaching...
FARMINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Church officials say an 83-year-old retired suburban Detroit priest has been placed on leave and restricted from public ministry following allegations of sexual misconduct involving minors. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Waterford
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A landmark priest-abuse trial in Philadelphia set to start Monday is likely to unveil some of the operations of the Roman Catholic archdiocese and detail how child sexual abuse complaints were buried for decades as the priests...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — In the wake of the Penn State scandal, University of Notre Dame President the Rev. John I. Jenkins recently sent an e-mail to students and employees reminding them of their obligation to report cases of suspected abuse and other...
ReutersNEW YORK, May 23 (Reuters) - An order of the Roman Catholic Church has agreed to pay $16.5 million to more than 400 adults who said they were sexually abused as children by religious leaders, the parties announced on Thursday in separate statements....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - An order of the Roman Catholic Church has agreed to pay $16.5 million to more than 400 adults who said they were sexually abused as children by religious leaders, the parties announced on Thursday in separate statements. The...
Tribune reporterInternal church records released Tuesday show that Chicago Jesuits consciously concealed the crimes of convicted sex offender Donald McGuire for more than 40 years as the prominent Roman Catholic priest continued to sexually abuse dozens of children...
Tags: Criminals, Trials, Lawyers, Sexual Misconduct, Abusive Behavior
When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
Reuters* Francis warns of threat of a self-referential Church * Urges faithful to go out to the "very outskirts" of the world * Mass marks Pentecost Sunday, viewed as birthday of Church By Catherine Hornby VATICAN CITY, May 19 (Reuters) - Pope Francis warned...
ReutersVATICAN CITY, May 15 (Reuters) - Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien, who resigned as head of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland after acknowledging sexual misconduct, will leave Scotland for months of "prayer and penance", the Vatican said on Wednesday. A...
A former parishioner at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Schaumburg sued an ex-Roman Catholic priest and the Archdiocese of Chicago in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, accusing the former church leader of sexual abuse. According to the complaint,...
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